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CentOS: (CVE-2016-6313) CESA-2016:2674: libgcrypt

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CentOS: (CVE-2016-6313) CESA-2016:2674: libgcrypt

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The mixing functions in the random number generator in Libgcrypt before 1.5.6, 1.6.x before 1.6.6, and 1.7.x before 1.7.3 and GnuPG before 1.4.21 make it easier for attackers to obtain the values of 160 bits by leveraging knowledge of the previous 4640 bits.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-libgcrypt
  • centos-upgrade-libgcrypt-devel

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